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R| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
In the 1980s U.S.Rep. Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks), Texas socialite Joanne Herring (Julia Roberts) and CIA agent Gust Avrakotos (Philip Seymour Hoffman) form an unlikely alliance to boost funding for Afghan freedom fighters in their war against invading Soviets. The trio's successful efforts to finance these covert operations contributes to the fall of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.

Cast: Tom Hanks , Julia Roberts , Philip Seymour Hoffman , Amy Adams , Ned Beatty , Emily Blunt , Om Puri , Ken Stott

Director: Mike Nichols

Genres: Drama, Docudrama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Charlie Wilson's War (2007)

Release Date: December 21st, 2007|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • May 22, 2008 movieadmirefan
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    I loved every amazing, and comical, and entertaining scenes in Charlie Wilson's War, All Three Oscar Winners delivered such best, and worth-watching performances. Especially for Roberts who hasn't been in a movie since she won her Oscar for Erin Brockovinch, She really played the role in the movie with so much grace, class, and worth-watching. Hanks made the leading role so worth-seeing, and Hoffman simply did his performance worth-comical and worth-seeing as well. I simply would say this movie was good.

  • May 22, 2008 Humberto & Filka
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    Highly recomended by a friend,my wife and I were completly disappointed of this movie.We think that the cast was not the appropiate for this movie, although great actors and actres did delivery, they lacked to conect dots between audience and caracters.

  • May 22, 2008 waikiki968
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    I generally don't like Tom Hanks movies. Usually far too hokey or (God forbid) to preachy ("Philadelphia").But this one is top notch. Another Oscar contender for sure. Hanks makes Charlie Wilson come alive.Good work.

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